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Johnny Depp Doppelganger Marries Tree

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 11.12.2013 | Weird News

On Sunday, Peruvian actor and environmental activist Richard Torres took tree-hugging to a whole new level by marrying a tree in Buenos Aires, Argenti...

The Most Famous Man You Never Heard Of

Helen Davey | Posted 08.31.2013 | Green
Helen Davey

I hope that I, as my father did, can bring the essence of John Davey's personality to life once again. Because the world has changed so drastically in the 167 years since John's birth, it's necessary to put his life in the context of the world into which he was born.

Is The This The Most Extreme Do-Gooder Wedding Ever?

www.nytimes.com | Posted 02.18.2012 | Impact

Recently at PowerHouse Arena in Dumbo, a loft-like store for arty bibliophiles, David Friedlander, a handsome guy whose career has a 21st-century way ...

Trashkea Home Design: Trash + Ikea + Design = Eco-cheap Chic (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 07.19.2011 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

Most designers begin a remodel by choosing what to trash. Petz Scholtus chose what to collect from the trash to be upcycled (i.e. recycled for a higher use), proving with her remodel that green design could be affordable and stylish.

Tree Hugging Is Back in Style

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 06.01.2011 | Green
Charles A. Birnbaum

The Olmsted Elm served as one of the most symbolic living witnesses to the birth of landscape architecture and city shaping in America.

Israeli Cleantech Experts Prepare For China, But Not Greenpeace

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

When it comes to global warming, the U.S. thinks they are the center of the world.

Five Reasons Why Preserving Summer Fruits Like Grandma Is Green

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

I say we need a revolution -- one where people spend less time at shopping malls, and more in the kitchen.

Supporting Sanity Over Fear: Sorting Out Contentious Environmental Debates

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In the spirit of sorting out some of the absurdity from the more reasonable discourse going in the environmental discussion, let's look at some of the...

HuffPost Game Changers: Who is the Ultimate Game Changer in Green?

Huffington Post | Posted 10.01.2009 | Green

(VOTING IS NOW CLOSED) HuffPost's Game Changers celebrates 100 innovators, visionaries, and leaders in 10 categories who are harnessing the power o...

Turkeys, Traditions and Families On The Fabulous Beekman Boys Farm

James Frey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Frey

Thanksgiving on The Fabulous Beekman Boys. Oh my. It's either a great joy or a profound nightmare, depending on your familial situation and your propensity to binge.

WATCH: Small Steps To Living Green With Graham Hill

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BigThink talks with Graham Hill, founder of TreeHugger.com, on small steps individuals can take to get on the right path toward a more environmentally...

New Study: Dolphins Use Diplomacy to Avoid Fights

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A complex communication system is a sign of a complex social system, and scientists are just discovering that dolphins - intensely social creatures - ...

Are Wooden Bikes The Greener Option?

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

So why would riding a wooden bike from Renovo or even Organic Bikes save a tree? Wheeler says it's due to the fact that mining is tied in many cases t...

PETA and Octomom, Together At Last!

Stefanie Iris Weiss | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stefanie Iris Weiss

In the West we rarely think about the ravages of overpopulation. But perhaps it's time for Westerners, particularly Americans, to raise our consciousness around this issue.

What's Up With the Rainforest: City Exodus Adds to Fears for Haiti Crops

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

From the devastation in Haiti to consumer choices in Europe, our top stories this week highlight how choices affect our future.

The Rise and Rise of the Editor

Lee Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lee Schneider

Can you feel the burn? It's not your fast-twitch muscle fibers that are on fire. It's the immolation of pop culture, consuming itself almost as fast as it can be produced.

Contest: Six-Words on Water

Larry Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Larry Smith

Here's a Six-Word Challenge about one of summer's treats and earth's increasingly rare resources: water

If the Future of Fashion Isn't Green, What Is It?

Starre Vartan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Starre Vartan

Julie Gilhart, Barney's: "If the way we make beautiful clothing... actually damages the natural environment and our precarious health within it, how can we enjoy this kind of so called beauty?"

Top "10" Green Twitter Tweeters (Who You Should Follow)

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Waylon Lewis

Just three active months on Twitter later, I've gained 4,900 followers -- and, more importantly, Twitter is among my web site's top ten traffic sources.

GREEN Treehugger: 6 Clean Start-Ups To Watch In 2009

Treehugger | Jaymi Haymbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

2008 was a banner year for green tech start ups. While the economy crashed, investments in clean technology stayed relatively strong. We're taking a l...

GREEN: Treehugger's Green Matrix

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Where would you fall on the Green matrix? On the Dark Green "cutting edge" alongside Van Jones, or on the Light Green "so last year" alongside clean c...

A Christmas Present from Israel: A Bloodless Medical Exam

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

Thanks to new research, unnecessary and uncomfortable medical and psychological tests can now be replaced with a pencil and paper -- and can provide a much more accurate forecast.

New Drug Is The Bees' Knees for America's Bees

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

America's bee colonies are collapsing. It's a big mystery, with much at stake. Green websites like TreeHugger have been on the case since the phenom...

Obama's and McCain's Green Promises Are Just a Matter of Speech

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

Obama said this about solar power. McCain said that about climate change. You no longer have to spar with your "green" friends over who is saying what...

The Next Wonder Drug? Just Ask Mother Nature

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

I talk with scientific researchers every day, and can't help but notice a growing trend: what was once relegated to the realm of naturopaths, witchdoc...